Man arrested for Eau Claire armed robbery

Published On: Apr 18 2013 12:01:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 18 2013 03:52:19 PM CDT

Eau Claire police arrested a 40-year-old man in connection to an armed robbery Wednesday night at the Value Center Pharmacy, 2421 E. Clairemont Avenue.

Around 6:15 p.m., an employee at the pharmacy called 911 to report that a man had just entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded medications, according to Eau Claire police.

The man left the pharmacy with an undisclosed amount of prescription medication, police said. Within minutes, police identified the suspect and arrested Donald Mickelson, of Eau Claire, for armed robbery.

Michelson faces a charge for armed robbery with threat of force and bail jumping.